Monday November 26, 1973
US date format: 11/26/1973, UK date format: 26/11/1973
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It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 1973). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Peter Facinelli and Kristin Bauer.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Top Of The World by Carpenters.
In UK I Love You Love Me Love by Gary Glitter was in the top 5 hits.
Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1973
while The Salamander by Morris L. West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing TREK73 or Gotcha.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 26, 1973?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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- US President Richard Nixon's personal secretary, Rose Mary Woods, tells a federal court she accidentally caused part of 18-minute gap in a key Watergate tape.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 26, 1973?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carpenters - Top Of The World
- Ringo Starr - Photograph
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- Eddie Kendricks - Keep On Truckin' (Part 1)
- Chicago - Just You 'N' Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- DeFranco Family - Heartbeat-It's A Lovebeat
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Part 1)
- Johnnie Taylor - Cheaper To Keep Her
- The Staple Singers - If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
- Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You're A Special Part Of Me
- Billy Preston - Space Race
- The Stylistics - Rockin' Roll Baby
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
- The Persuaders - Some Guys Have All The Luck
- The Ovations (Featuring Louis Williams) - "Having A Party" Medley
- Four Tops - Sweet Understanding Love
Sport Games on November 26, 1973
- Green Bay Packers - San Francisco 49ers : 6 - 20
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